Fine and warning for the FSF

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has imposed on the Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) a fine of 6.6 million CFA francs (10,000 Swiss francs) and a warning for violation of article 44 of the FIFA regulations. the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

FIFA had also accused the FSF of having violated the provisions of article 2.7.2 of the media and marketing regulations, as well as article 8.5.3 of the team manual, indicates a press release from the International Body of soccer.

These shortcomings, it is specified, “are linked to the mandatory press conference that took place on November 28 before the FIFA World Cup match between Ecuador and Senegal”.

Lions coach Aliou Cissé had indeed appeared at the press conference preceding this match on the third day of the World Cup, without a single player from his team.

Note that Senegal will play for the second time in its history a round of 16 match at the World Cup, after that of the 2002 World Cup.

In the group stage, the lions of Terranga had beaten Ecuador by 2 goals to 1 during the 3rd day, and had finished second in their group (A) behind the Netherlands.

On behalf of the 8th finals, they must face, next Sunday, England, first in group B.

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